Welcome to Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland and Perry Counties (DVSCP)! DVSCP is a private, non-profit organization that was incorporated in May 1990 and has provided 24 hour a day unduplicated services to the communities of Cumberland and Perry counties since 12:01 midnight on July 28, 1990.
Vision and Mission
Vision Statement: We envision DVSCP as a premier organization, not necessarily in its size and facilities, but in the strength of its commitment to the eradication of domestic violence.
Mission Statement: DVSCP supports the empowerment of those who are experiencing domestic violence through the provision of direct services and the promotion of nonviolence through social and systems change.
DVSCP has partnered with four other community-agencies, Community CARES, Project Share, Safe Harbour, and The Salvation Army for National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. The goal of the week is to shed light on [...]
Starting Sunday, November 15, DVSCP will be joining forces with Community CARES, Project SHARE, Safe Harbour, Inc., and The Salvation Army of Carlisle for National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week with the goal of shedding [...]
There are many myths surrounding domestic violence. It affects women, men, children, all income levels, all races, and people of all backgrounds. It is important for individuals to understand the signs of abuse.
Unless my partner physically hits me, I’m not in an abusive relationship…
Emotional Abuse: Ignoring, humiliating, embarrassing, insulting, excluding or using social status as a weapon. Verbal Abuse: Shouting, threatening, intimidating, or manipulating. Physical Abuse: pushing, shoving, hitting, kicking, punching or threatening with a weapon. Sexual Abuse: forced kissing or touching, any unwanted sexual acts, unprotected sex, and rape.